Ceilidh Bands for hire in Inverness

Hire a Ceilidh band in Inverness for your wedding, Burns night or event today. We have 69 fantastic traditional Scottish and Irish bands available to hire in Inverness to make sure everybody gets on their feet! With varying line-ups and instruments, fantastic callers to instruct the dance moves, and bands that will also play your favourite pop covers, there's no better time to book a Ceilidh band. Hire a Ceilidh band in the UK for your wedding, Burns night or event today. Pronounced 'kay-lee', these bands will perform upbeat traditional Scottish tunes while calling out the dance moves out to keep your guests on their feet! Ready to book? Simply browse our collection of our 69 best local Ceilidh bands in Inverness available for hire today. Our groups have callers to instruct the dancing and many bands will also play your favourite pop covers. There's no better time to book your Ceilidh band!

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Hire BlackRock Ceilidh Ceilidh band with Encore
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£450 - £800
Ceilidh bandDingwall

BlackRock Ceilidh - Enthusiastic and experienced. Committed to craic ! One of the busiest bands in the Highlands

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Hire The Northern Nights  Ceilidh band with Encore
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Ceilidh bandInverness

From ceilidh beginnings to modern hits, experience a highland rhythm with The Northern Nights: Scotland's unforgettable event soundtrack.

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Hire The Cavemen Ceilidh band with Encore
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£506.25 - £1250
Ceilidh bandMunlochy

The ultimate party band in the Highlands, ideal for weddings, functions and community events - folk through to classic rock and ceilidh!

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Hire Black Isle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1000 - £1187.50
Ceilidh bandMunlochy

One of the best ceilidh bands in the Highlands. Diverse repertoire, experienced dance caller, lively sets from whistle, guitar and fiddle.

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Hire The Jacobites Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1175 - £1825
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

The Jacobites are an exceptional ceilidh band based in Edinburgh that offer professional ceilidhs for weddings, festivals and events.

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Hire Norloch Ceilidh & Covers Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£545 - £1220
Ceilidh bandLoanhead

We are a lively experienced band who can provide a full evening of ceilidh dances combined with cover songs through the decades,50s-90s etc

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Hire Bass Rock Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£780 - £1200
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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Hire Jiggered Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£640
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

Jiggered are a Scottish ceilidh and covers band based in Glasgow available for hire at weddings, birthday parties, and all other occasions.

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Hire Bon:Stovi Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1375
Ceilidh bandEdinburgh

Some of Scotland's most talented musicians performing with a power, energy and spirit that will leave your guests happily exhausted!

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Hire Flaming Heather Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£320
Ceilidh bandLivingston

We operate as a two piece wherever possible and can handle most jobs with accordion/fiddle and calling with great success'.

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Hire Foot Stompin' Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£640
Ceilidh bandGlasgow

Foot Stompin' Ceilidh Band are an energetic trio of young musicians who guarantee to get everyone up dancing regardless of ability!

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Hire Price of My Pig Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1150 - £1250
Ceilidh bandLancaster

“Price Of My Pig (a great name for a band) come from the North West England in the UK… a high octane folk/funk dance band"- Folk Roots Radio

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Hire Cragganmore Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£645 - £1895
Ceilidh bandGlenrothes

As one of the UK's finest ceilidh bands, we provide musical entertainment for weddings, celebrations, student nights, and corporate events.

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Hire Reel of Fortune Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
Ceilidh bandAberdeen

We are a three or four piece ceilidh band and DJ who play at weddings, corporate events, student balls and all other occasions.

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Hire Leonard Brown and his Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£480
Ceilidh bandNewcastle upon Tyne

This Ceilidh Band offers a professional service with some of the best musicians in the UK. Provide a high quality service for all events.

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Hire Dancing Feet Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£525 - £562.50
Ceilidh bandDD8, UK

If you are looking for a ceilidh band with energy and enthusiasm to fill your dance floor then you have come to the right place!

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Hire Miggins Fiddle Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £600
Ceilidh bandNorth Shields

We're a friendly, fun and professional ceilidh band and between us, we have over 50 years of experience in playing for dancing.

Recent reviews of our Ceilidh Bands in Inverness

“Lovely guys ! We had a ball thank you do much ! Highly recommend ( ask for the pipes to be played absolutely beautiful) Mr BAILLIE ”

17 November 2023
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Leon hired BlackRock Ceilidh for a Private event (available in Inverness)

“BlackRock Ceilidh could not have been more amazing for our party. The pre event communication was great, absolute no hassles in arranging things and on the night they were incredible, everyone was full of compliments and they were so good at reading the room and keeping people going. ”

29 July 2023
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Scott hired BlackRock Ceilidh for a Private event (available in Inverness)

“Really great, all our guests enjoyed themselves ”

10 June 2023
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William hired BlackRock Ceilidh for a Wedding (available in Inverness)

FAQs about hiring Ceilidh Bands in Inverness

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What is a ceilidh band?

A ceilidh band (pronounced ‘kay-lee’) is a group of musicians that specialise in traditional folk music for ceilidh dances (usually jigs). Ceilidh bands will usually have fiddle players, accordionists, bagpipers playing and a “caller” leading the dances.

What do people do at a ceilidh?

Ceilidhs comes from the Gaelic word for ‘party’ and typically feature a ceilidh band with a caller who will lead the guests in traditional folk Scottish (or Irish) dances. Ceilidh’s are a great way to entertain your guests because they offer an interactive experience where the guests are part of the performances and the dances are simple enough for all ages and abilities, meaning everyone can get involved.

How long do ceilidh dances last?

A traditional Ceilidh dance can last anywhere from 2 to 3 hours, usually broken down with 3-4 dances and then a break. Our Ceilidh bands, however, are flexible and can play for as short or as long as you need.

What instruments are used in a ceilidh band?

Ceilidh bands commonly feature traditional folk instruments. Some common instruments you will find in a Ceilidh band include the fiddle, the accordion, bagpipes, the flute and a banjo. Each Ceilidh band’s lineup will feature different musicians and some bands will feature drums or percussion instruments, such as bodhrán (traditional Irish drum), or guitars. It’s also good to properly check their lineups before booking but if you’re unsure, speak to one of our experts who can give you tailored advice on what would work well for your venue.

Are ceilidh bands only for weddings?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Why should I choose a ceilidh band for my corporate event?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Hiring a Ceilidh Band in Inverness

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Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
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Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a Ceilidh Band in Inverness?

The typical price per group member for Ceilidh Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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